Symposium on Plant Polyphenols: Nutrition, Health and Innovation
This symposium discusses scientific evidences that suggest that polyphenols perform important roles, from providing basic nutrition to disease prevention and control. The current trends and consumer behavior are also evaluated in this article.
IVACG Policy Statement on Vitamin A Status and Childhood Mortality
This statement by the International Vitamin A Consultative Group reaffirms the importance of adequate Vitamin A status in children.
IVACG Statement: Safe Doses of Vitamin A During Pregnancy and Lactation
International Vitamin A Consultative Group statement regarding the appropriate amount of vitamin A supplementation for pregnant and breast feeding women.
IVACG Statement on Clustering of Xerophthalmia and Vitamin A Deficiency Within
The International Vitamin A Consultative Group's statement about the relationship between xerophthalmia and vitamin A deficiency.
IVACG Policy Statement on Vitamin A, Diarrhea, and Measles
International Vitamin A Consultative Group policy statement about the importance of vitamin A supplementation for children as a method of combatting diarrhea and measles and reducing childhood mortality.
IVACG Statement: Vitamin A and Iron Interactions
This statement by the International Vitamin A Consultative Group addresses the frequent coexistence of vitamin A deficiency and iron deficiency anemia.
Safety of Iron Supplementation Programs in Malaria-Endemic Regions
This statement by the International Nutritional Anemia Consultative Group uses published and unpublished studies to determine the effects of iron supplementation programs on malaria infection and morbidity.
Hydration and Health Promotion - Nutrition Today Article
While the relation between hydration status and physical activity (military operations, sports performance) has been an area of extensive research, more recently, researchers have begun examining the relation between hydration status and health, acute and chronic diseases, and cognitive performance.
Functional Foods for Health Promotion: Implications for Reducing Obesity
Published as a commentary in Nutrition Today, this article provides highlights from the special conference on Functional Foods and an increased understanding of onset obesity and provided further knowledge about the physiological response to food and food components.